Commission of Sylvanus Bacheldor to be Ensign for a company in the Fourth Regiment of Infantry in the Second Brigade and Sixth Division of the Militia of Massachusetts, signed by Elbridge Gerry. Boston, 1810.
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Elbridge Gerry, as governor and "commander in chief" of Massachusetts, commissions Sylvanus Bacheldor as "ensign of a company" in the fourth regiment of infantry in the second brigade and sixth division of the militia of Massachusetts. Benjamin Homans signs as secretary of the commonwealth.
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Gerry, Elbridge and Commonwealth of Massachusetts, "Commission of Sylvanus Bacheldor to be Ensign for a company in the Fourth Regiment of Infantry in the Second Brigade and Sixth Division of the Militia of Massachusetts, signed by Elbridge Gerry. Boston, 1810." (1810). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 122.
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